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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteor-M N3 -
Full Name Oceanographical Satellite Meteor-M N3 Status Approved
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Launch Date Dec 2021
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2026
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 102 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.7 deg
Orbit Altitude 835 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST TBD Repeat Cycle 37 days
Objectives and Applications Oceanography, hydrometeorology, climatology.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields ARMA-M3
Radiation budget CZS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields ARMA-M3
LandVegetation BRLK
OceanOcean colour/biology CZS, MSU-O
Ocean surface winds SCAT-M3
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) CZS, MSU-O
Snow & IceSea ice cover, edge and thickness BRLK
Mission Instruments
ARMA-M3 - Equipment for radio occultation monitoring of the atmosphere
BRLK - X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar
CZS - Coastal Zone Scanner
MSU-O - Ocean colour scanner
SCAT-M3 - Scatterometer
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